Fred Wilson Articles

The Worst Wealthy Investor I Know

Let me tell you about a guy I know. Based on his investment track record, you’d think he’d be broke by now. For example, on one investment he made, he lost more than $25 million. More recently, he made 21 different investments—and almost half of them went belly-up. But here’s…

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The #1 Question to Ask Before You Invest

17 years ago, a start-up called Kozmo offered consumers something they’d never experienced before: One-hour delivery of just about anything you could imagine. Need a couple of aspirin or a new hairdryer? You got it. How about a soy latte from Starbucks? On its way. But in the span of…

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New Competition for Bitcoin?

Editor's Note: You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. This Week’s Best Reading Start-Ups' Greatest Advantage How in the world are tiny start-ups…

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